Five for Friday: Nature Photography to Add to Your Collection

If it’s true that a picture is, in fact, worth 1,000 words, then Heritage Auctions’ Holiday Online Photographs Auction is an absolute treasure trove. The event includes a group of photos of high-profile celebrities who are recognized around the world, like Muhammad Ali and Marilyn Monroe. Less likely to draw immediate attention, but not to […]

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Yankee Memorabilia from the Greatest Legends to Wear Pinstripes

Known first as the Baltimore Orioles, then the New York Highlanders, the team now known as the New York Yankees have proven themselves over the last century (and a decade more) to be the most storied franchise in American baseball history. They hold an MLB record for both World Series wins, with twenty-seven, and for […]

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Five for Friday: Animation Art

One of the great joys of collecting animation art is the nostalgic value, because just about everything in the hobby evokes fond memories, some of which go back as far as childhood, when a movie or television show could allow a young viewer to migrate into another world. Collectors who want to make such a […]

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Five for Friday: Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria

The number of people who collect militaria and war relics has gone up significantly in recent years, for reasons ranging from the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II to increasingly more realistic military- and war-based movies. Those collectors will find a treasure trove of military artifacts from which to choose in Heritage […]

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Robert Crumb: So Much More Than Just ‘Lines On Paper’

The artwork of Robert Crumb has been a source of fascination for many. His artwork from the 1960s and early ’70s has been especially interesting, to the point that sales of some of his more iconic pieces have made the news a number of times in recent years, for the incredible amounts of money some […]

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Just How Valuable is Your Double Cover Comic?

Double covers are one of the most collectible comic defects. A double cover occurs due to a factory binding mishap where two or more covers are rolled together and stapled with the rest of the book. The reason for double covers collectability is due to both scarcity and condition of the interior cover. Not all […]

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Casablanca: A Gem of Americana

Long before the age of Netflix and Disney blockbusters ruling Hollywood, a film which has staked an unimaginably important place in American culture was released: Casablanca. As the U.S. was in the thick of World War II  in 1943, Warner Brothers Pictures opened what most predicted to be just another film noir drama in theaters, […]

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Bob Dylan: The Man Behind the Guitar

To quote George Harrison during The Concert for Bangladesh, “We’d like bring on a friend to us all, Mr. Bob Dylan.” Dylan’s career has spanned five decades and counting, encompassing a litany of artistic endeavors along with music, writing and painting. Though born Robert Zimmerman, Dylan changed his name in 1962. This was the same […]

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Five for Friday: Holiday Fine Jewelry

Jewelry is one of those collectibles categories in which just about everyone can find something of value. On the surface, the appeal is obvious, with the clear financial value associated with assorted gemstones. But it goes beyond the size and sparkle of different baubles. Jewelry is, almost by definition, flashy and attractive, and is inarguably […]

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Microchip Is Part Of Foundation Of Modern Computers, Mobile Phones

Prototypes helped steer landmark technological evolution It’s one of those things that makes us sound like our grandparents. Looking back, it seems like every time anyone got anything new – a color television (with a remote control, no less!), a home computer, a microwave oven, etc. – it sparked a volley of comments about how […]

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